Level 2 Maths Introduction
The functional skills maths level 2 is a popular qualification since it is a GCSE equivalent qualification that is accepted by Universities and most employers. Majority of people who sit this exam are taking it because they don’t have a GCSE in maths at level 4 or grade.
The functional skills level 2 maths past papers are beneficial to take when preparing for your exam. You should complete the past papers when you have completed your revision and once both of these are done and you feel ready to sit the exam, then you should book your course. You will find that there are multiple functional skills courses that you can take and free online revision resources for level 2 maths that will help you understand the topics in the exam better.
To help prepare for the exam there are a number of resources that learners can access including Functional skills maths level 2 past papers and practice tests. Functional skills past papers are a great way to revise along with their associated mark schemes. Other functional skills English resources include:
Level 2 is the preferred option for those looking to complete a QTLS route into teaching. The following frequently asked questions cover everything you need to know about the QTLS route.
What is QTLS?
It is a teaching status, an alternative to QTS and stands for Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills status. The QTLS is a popular route into teaching due to the fact you do not require a degree or GCSE’s as long as you have the functional skills qualifications.
What is a functional skills qualification?
A functional skills qualification is an equivalent to GCSE grade 4/C, it is a level 2 qualification.
Do I need a functional skills level 2 in maths and English to do my QTLS?
You need either the level 2 functional skills or a GCSE C/Level 4 grade. If you do not have a GCSE then you will need the functional skills qualification in order to gain access onto the QTLS scheme.
What functional skills English support is there out there?
There is a lot of support:
You can access functional skills English level 2 courses here
To get the qualification you will need to sit the exams. You can book an online level 2 English exam here.
There is QTLS functional skills information here.
Who is SET and what do they do?
SET is Society for Education and Training, they are part of the Education Training Foundation. You need to register with set to gain your QTLS status.